Shastra meaning

shästrə
(buddhism) A commentary on the sutras, generally composed in Sanskrit.
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A treatise for authoritative instruction in Hinduism, especially one explaining the Vedas.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of shastra - sastra, shaster

Origin of shastra

  • Sanskrit śāstram from śāsti he commands, governs, instructs Albanian thom I say

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary